The table below looks at the statistics for vSphere skills in IT jobs advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited vSphere over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware vSphere
Rank 89 65 81
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +16
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 12 21 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 1.00% 2.41% 0.11%
As % of the System Software category 8.89% 13.55% 1.56%
Number of salaries quoted 9 20 1
Average salary £35,000 £30,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.75% -12.85%
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +5.88%
vSphere
Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in permanent jobs advertised in the South Wales region.

System Software Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
135 155 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 11.26% 17.75% 7.02%
Number of salaries quoted 116 136 60
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.59% -3.75%

vSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing vSphere across the South Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

vSphere Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

vSphere
Salary Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing vSphere across the South Wales region.

vSphere Salary Trend in South Wales

vSphere
Salary Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing vSphere across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

vSphere Salary Histogram in South Wales

vSphere
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing vSphere within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff -17 8 £33,750 +14.40% 2
Caerphilly +10 4 £70,000 +86.66%
vSphere
Wales

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the South Wales region citing vSphere also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited vSphere.

1 13 (81.25%) VMware
2 12 (75.00%) Active Directory
3 11 (68.75%) Windows
3 11 (68.75%) MS Exchange
3 11 (68.75%) Exchange Server 2010
4 10 (62.50%) Microsoft
5 8 (50.00%) Citrix
5 8 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
6 7 (43.75%) Exchange Server 2007
6 7 (43.75%) MS Excel
7 6 (37.50%) XenApp
8 5 (31.25%) NetScaler
8 5 (31.25%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (31.25%) Cisco
8 5 (31.25%) Clustering
9 4 (25.00%) Blackberry
9 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (25.00%) CCNA
9 4 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
9 4 (25.00%) Lync
9 4 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
9 4 (25.00%) Hyper-V
10 3 (18.75%) Product Management
10 3 (18.75%) SolarWinds
10 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Azure
10 3 (18.75%) Office 365
10 3 (18.75%) Capacity Planning
10 3 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
10 3 (18.75%) Cisco ASA

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the South Wales region citing vSphere also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited vSphere. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (68.75%) MS Exchange
1 11 (68.75%) Exchange Server 2010
2 8 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 7 (43.75%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (25.00%) Lync
5 3 (18.75%) IIS
5 3 (18.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (6.25%) Apache
6 1 (6.25%) JBoss
Applications
1 7 (43.75%) MS Excel
2 3 (18.75%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (18.75%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (31.25%) NetScaler
2 4 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 3 (18.75%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (18.75%) Wireshark
3 3 (18.75%) VoIP
3 3 (18.75%) WAN
3 3 (18.75%) DHCP
3 3 (18.75%) TCP/IP
3 3 (18.75%) VPN
3 3 (18.75%) MPLS
3 3 (18.75%) SAN
3 3 (18.75%) Wireless
4 1 (6.25%) SMTP
4 1 (6.25%) DNS
4 1 (6.25%) FTP
4 1 (6.25%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (18.75%) MySQL
General
1 3 (18.75%) Welsh Language
1 3 (18.75%) Advertising
2 2 (12.50%) Finance
3 1 (6.25%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Architect
2 5 (31.25%) Infrastructure Architect
3 3 (18.75%) Technical Architect
3 3 (18.75%) Network Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Support Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Server Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (12.50%) Server Support
4 2 (12.50%) Technical Solutions Architect
4 2 (12.50%) Server Support Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Citrix Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Platform Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Lead Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Solutions Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Support
5 1 (6.25%) Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) Apache Flex
1 1 (6.25%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (31.25%) Clustering
2 4 (25.00%) Blackberry
3 1 (6.25%) EqualLogic
3 1 (6.25%) Symmetrix
Operating Systems
1 11 (68.75%) Windows
2 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (18.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (18.75%) Linux
4 2 (12.50%) Windows 8
4 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (12.50%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (18.75%) Product Management
1 3 (18.75%) Capacity Planning
1 3 (18.75%) Load Balancing
1 3 (18.75%) Line Management
1 3 (18.75%) Mentoring
1 3 (18.75%) Service Delivery
1 3 (18.75%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (6.25%) Incident Management
3 1 (6.25%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) CCNA
1 4 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (18.75%) CCNP
3 2 (12.50%) MCSE
3 2 (12.50%) MCSA
4 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
4 1 (6.25%) MCP
System Software
1 12 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (37.50%) XenApp
3 4 (25.00%) Hyper-V
4 3 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (18.75%) ProxySG
5 2 (12.50%) DFS Replication
5 2 (12.50%) XenDesktop
6 1 (6.25%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (6.25%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) WSUS
Vendors
1 13 (81.25%) VMware
2 10 (62.50%) Microsoft
3 8 (50.00%) Citrix
4 5 (31.25%) Cisco
5 3 (18.75%) SolarWinds
5 3 (18.75%) Blue Coat
5 3 (18.75%) Oracle
5 3 (18.75%) Juniper
5 3 (18.75%) Red Hat
5 3 (18.75%) CheckPoint
5 3 (18.75%) Mitel
6 2 (12.50%) IBM
7 1 (6.25%) Verint
7 1 (6.25%) Avaya
7 1 (6.25%) HP
7 1 (6.25%) Dell
7 1 (6.25%) EMC
7 1 (6.25%) NetApp
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